Rating: 4.5 stars
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This skillet pineapple upside-down cake is baked in a cast iron skillet and served warm. It is wonderful!



Original recipe yields 12 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).

  • Melt 1 stick butter in the bottom of a cast iron skillet over medium heat, about 3 minutes. Remove from heat and sprinkle brown sugar evenly over butter. Add pineapple slices on top of sugar in 1 decorative layer with a cherry in the middle of each pineapple ring. Set aside.

  • Sift flour, baking powder, and salt together in a bowl.

  • Cream sugar and butter together in a bowl. Add eggs and mix. Add flour mixture and milk in an alternating fashion. Add vanilla extract and mix well. Pour mixture evenly over pineapples in the skillet.

  • Bake in the preheated oven until cake is golden brown, about 40 minutes.

  • Let cake cool in the skillet for 10 minutes before inverting onto a serving plate. Serve warm.

Nutrition Facts

465 calories; protein 3.5g; carbohydrates 77.2g; fat 16.7g; cholesterol 73.3mg; sodium 339.6mg. Full Nutrition